Search Tag: Exercise

Executive Health Management

Sitting For Less Than 3 Hours a Day Could Increase Life Expectancy

2016 24 Mar

Prolonged Daily Sitting Linked to 3.8% of All-Cause Deaths   A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that sitting for more than three hours per day is responsible for 3.8% of all-cause mortality deaths. Investigators also estimate that reducing sitting time to less than three hours per day would increase life expectancy by... Read more

Cardiology Management

Exercise Helps Survive First Heart Attack

2016 02 Feb

According to a study conducted with 70,000 patients of Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, people who are fit are more likely to survive their first heart attack. The study by Henry Ford and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Clinton Brawner, PhD., Clinical Exercise Physiologist and Senior Bioscientific... Read more

Cardiology Management

Benefit of Exercise, Diet in Patients with Heart Failure

2016 08 Jan

According to a study published in JAMA, calorie restriction or aerobic exercise can improve the ability of obese older patients with a common type of heart failure to exercise without experiencing any shortness of breath. However, neither intervention had any significant effect on their quality of life. Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction... Read more

Cardiology Management

Healthy Diet, Exercise Beneficial for Heart Failure Patients

2015 24 Nov

According to research presented at the Mexican Congress of Cardiology 2015, healthy diet and exercise can significantly benefit patients with heart failure. There are approximately 750,000 patients in Mexico that live with heart failure. It is estimated that nearly 75,000 more patients will get heart failure each year. Dr. Arturo Orea, study author... Read more

Cardiology Management

Exercise and Smoking Cessation Improves Depression after Heart Attack

2015 12 Oct

Symptoms of depression after a heart attack can often be an issue both in patients who already suffer from chronic depression before their heart attack and those who become depressed as an acute reaction to the event. Depression in cardiac patients differs from those in psychiatric patients and in most cases, these patients don't communicate that they... Read more

Cardiology Management

Exercise after Heart Attack Improves Recovery

2015 04 Aug

A new study published in the American Journal of Physiology–Heart and Circulatory Physiology  investigates whether regular exercise helps the heart even after a heart attack occurs. It is well established that exercise promotes heart health but since other lifestyle factors also cause heart disease, regular physical activity may not be enough to prevent... Read more

Cardiology Management

Cardio Benefits of Exercise

2015 10 Jul

A review of 160 randomised clinical trials with nearly 7500 participants finds that the benefits of exercise are strong but aren't the same for everyone. The review is published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. The meta-analysis is the first of its kind to systematically and comprehensively evaluate the effectiveness of exercise interventions... Read more

IT Management

An Analysis of Wearable Electronic Activity Monitors

2014 27 Sep

Wearable technology is becoming increasingly common these days, with Google Glass and the recently-announced Apple Watch must-have items for the tech-savvy consumer. When it comes to wearable technology for health monitoring, electronic activity monitors are popular. New research from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has recently... Read more

IMAGING Management

Radiologists Benefit From Standing Workstations

2014 21 Sep

According to a report in the American Journal of Roentgenology, radiologists can improve their health by increasing their physical activity during their work shifts. This can be facilitated by installing standing workstations and exercise equipment in their reading rooms. Sedentary ShiftsSince radiology is more or less a sedentary profession, and... Read more

Cardiology Management

ZOLL Achieves Platinum Status as American Heart Association ‘Fit-Friendly Company’

2014 06 Feb

ZOLL Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of resuscitation devices and related software solutions, has been recognised for the third consecutive year as a Platinum-Level company by the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Fit-Friendly initiative for helping employees to eat better and move more.“Physical activity and employee wellness are important priorities... Read more


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